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Three illustrations of Roman military punishment: banishment, degrading punishment, and freemen degraded and sold into slavery. Etchings by A.M.I. after W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.

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Degrading entailed having the spear taken away and being made to march among the captives with the baggage, the punishment of being degraded and sold into slavery was often inflicted on men trying to avoid their army duty

Lettering

W. Hogarth del.t A.M.I. fecit.

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image (top) 3.5 x 6.9 cm

Publications note

Similar to the prints in: R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, p.58 [72, 73, 78]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39205i

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  • Latin

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